In part 1 of this blog we discussed how automation, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and other technologies are transforming the workplace and shifting the demand for skills around the world. In part 2 we will zone in on the Caribbean situation and look at how countries in the region are responding to the global demand for a new type of labor. Jamaica leading the … [Read more...] about If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it: ensuring quality education and training to ride the digital wave (Part 2)
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The adoption of automation, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and other technologies is transforming the workplace and shifting the demand for skills. According to a recently released briefing from McKinsey, basic and advanced technological skills, higher cognitive skills, and social and emotional skills are on the rise. While these trends are happening more slowly in … [Read more...] about If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it: ensuring quality education and training to ride the digital wave (Part 1)
All over the world, projects are being designed, rolled out, executed and closed every day and at any given point in time, billions of dollars are passing through the project life cycle. The implementation of these projects provides constant learning opportunities for important knowledge that could be applied in the future. However, despite the large volume of project … [Read more...] about Can Data Analytics Improve Project Execution?
When I arrived in Malta with a delegation from the Government of The Bahamas on May 14th, I already knew that this small “Island Lab” is punching above its weight when it comes to blockchain technology. That is what brought us to Malta: to learn from its experience and to better understand how countries with similar Commonwealth histories can leverage technology to “jump up” … [Read more...] about Caribbean Resilience: Lessons from Malta and the Blockchain
By Michelle Fryer One in every three households in Latin America and the Caribbean has experienced some kind of housing deficit, the most prevalent being the lack of access to basic services (16%), tenure insecurity (11%), poor materials (7%) and overcrowding (6%). Governments are well-aware --the housing sector is heavily regulated in most if not all countries, all trying … [Read more...] about Finding the key to affordable homes: 4 lessons learned from public interventions in the Caribbean